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Wind Turbine Disposal Bill Dies in Wyoming Senate USDA Photo by Preston Keres

Wind Turbine Disposal Bill Dies in Wyoming Senate

House Bill 217 would have banned wind turbines from being disposed of in Wyoming landfills.

A House bill in Wyoming that aims to ban wind turbines from being disposed of in state landfills will not move forward this year.

Oil City News reports that House Bill 217, which has died in the Senate, proposed allowing wind turbines to be discarded at facilities which reuse, recycle, break down or repurpose the blades.

Oil City News has more information:

House Bill 217 aimed to ban the disposal of wind turbine blades in Wyoming landfills.

The Senate had been tentatively scheduled to consider the bill on Monday, March 9. However, the Senate adjourned the day without taking up the bill on first reading.

The Wyoming Legislative Service Office says that that Senate will not consider bills on first reading during the rest of the 2020 budget session, meaning that the bill will not move forward this year.

Read the full article here.

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